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central nervous system in Biology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcentral nervous systemˌcentral ˈnervous ˌsystem noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBHthe main part of your nervous system, consisting of your brain and your spinal cord
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central nervous systemFirst, since nicotine is a central nervous system stimulant, it produces almost the same effects on the body as caffeine.Such lipid accumulation frequently leads to mental retardation or progressive loss of central nervous system functions.It might be supposed that tremor was the consequence of a fixed-point attractor to periodic attractor transition of central nervous system neurones.Cadmium is a heavy metal and it is known to attack the central nervous system.The nerve impulses in these specialised fibres enter the central nervous system and provoke: A. Local reflexes in muscles.Even so the activity of the whole animal is co-ordinated by superordinate controls in the central nervous system.NeuroSearch researches the development of products for the treatment of diseases of the central nervous system.Rarely, the central nervous system may be involved.